Spanish idioms (modismos)

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In EnglishModismoAs in...
To turn out to be'He turned out to be a conservative.'
Half...'He left the door half closed.'
Fast'He is always going very fast.'
After a while'After a while he returned.'
To walk around'He walks around the block.'
To have dealings with'I have no dealings with the rich.'
Along'They were searching along the river.'
In the long run'In the long run, it will be better to go slowly.'
To take for granted; to regard as settled'He took it for granted that they would go.'
To make one's way'He made his way through the crowd.'
To keep'She ended up keeping the car.'
To put into effect'They put several restrictions into effect.'
At last'At last he arrived.'
To be in the right'He's in the right.'
To be in effect'The law is in effect.'
To come out badly'He did not come out well on (pass) his exam.'
To be up to date on'He's up to date on the situation.'
To hold (control) one's tongue'Rather than argue, he held his tongue.'
To be in the same boat'Don't complain. We're all in the same boat.'
To be about'The novel is about the indians.'
To have on the tip of one's tongue'I have it on the tip of my tongue.'
In EnglishModismoAs in...
To make way'They made way and he went in.'
To be understood'It is understood that we will get paid every two weeks.'
To be in a hurry'I'm in a hurry.'
In the distance'In the distance, the plane could be seen.'
To go ahead with'He goes ahead with his work.'
To come out ahead; to win; to come out on top'I followed his advice and came out ahead.'
Through'He was talking to us through a screen.'
To not mince one's words, to be blunt and direct'He is very outspoken.'
In great haste'She left the shop in great haste.'
Without questionWithout question she is the prettiest.
To go for a walk'Let's go for a walk.'
To retrace one's steps'We retraced our steps.'
To have on one...'I don't have any money on me.'
Out of the way'He got her out of the way.'
To take aside'He took him aside.'
Rightly so'He took it away from her, and rightly so.'
To agree to'They have agreed to meet in the square.'
To cost a lot'It cost me a lot.'
To be a question (matter) of; to involve'It's a question of (It's a matter of, It involves) a misunderstanding.'
From now on'You'll listen to me from now on.'
To come out ahead; to win; to come out on top'He came out on top.'
In EnglishModismoAs in...
To have on; to be wearing'He has on an overcoat.'
To be right'She's not right.'
At every turn'Something new could be seen at every turn.'
To come out well'He came out well in (passed) his exam.'
To side with'He always used to side with my brother.'
All over'They were seen all over.'
To associate with each other'They don't associate with each other.'
Step by step'He guided us through the jungle step by step.'
Throughout'Throughout the years he has become famous.'
To notice'He did not notice that Adriana had left.'
To get one's own way'Each time he gets his own way.'
Nowhere; not... anywhere'It couldn't be found anywhere.'
To drive wild; to unhinge.'It dives me wild.'
To turn something overHe turns is over.
From far away'They come from far away.'
Just now; for the present'I don't need any more just now.'
To toss and turn'I was tossing and turning in bad.'
At all cost; at any risk'I'll get it at all costs.'
In the middle of'He fell down in the middle of the street.'

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